Most dogs have a super sense of smell compared to us humans. In fact, they have about 220 million olfactory receptors (odor sensors), and we only have about five million. However, some dog breeds have better sniffers than others. Hounds are the top sniffers, while sporting dogs are pretty good too. Some are just obvious, while others may surprise you. But search and rescue dogs have to be more than just scent detectives. The best rescue dogs
have to be social but dedicated, enjoy work as well as play, not be scared by loud
or crowds, and be intelligent and easy to train. Here are the top pooches for search and rescue work.